August 2nd, 2022 – During the last General Assembly of the European Game Developers Federation (EGDF) , formed of its members, national trade associations representing game developer studios in several European countries, the membership request of IGP has been approved.
Jakub Wójcik, the IGP Chairman stated: “We are delighted with the formalization of our cooperation with EGDF, which was already on a good pace for some time. Many parts of our work indeed take place on the European level, starting with trade missions, both ones we take abroad, but also guests visiting flourishing Polish industry, and ending with taking close care about EU legislation that could affect game production“
Jari-Pekka Kaleva, Managing Director of EGDF said: “Indie Game Poland Foundation has played a crucial role in enabling the rapid growth of the Polish games industry through hands-on support for the local game developer community. We are honoured to have a new member organisation supporting, in particular, small indie game developer studios, and we are more than happy to make sure that European policymakers hear their voice”
Indie Games Poland is a non-profit NGO created in a grassroots process to o support and represent Polish video game developers. The IGP organizes Polish stands at all main industry events worldwide, supports or organizes events in Poland from the main conferences to thematic game jams, and runs polskigamedev.pl the only Polish B2B game media. Another field of work covers relations with the public sector, especially targeting support programs for gamdedev.
EGDF, through its 23 trade associations, represents more than 2500 European game developers studios on a European level, helping to build up policies that support the growth of the European game developer studios and foster the development of the entire digital ecosystem in Europe. The European Games Developer Federation is committed to the stimulation and development of a stable, vibrant and creative European games development sector that is competitive globally and recognized culturally.
Contact for EGDF:
Andreea Sava, tel: +40761778824
Communication Coordinator, European Games Developer Federation (EGDF)